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Palawano, Brooke’s Point

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Introduction

Palawano, Brooke’s Point is a language of Philippines. It is spoken in Southeast Palawan Island, south of Abu Abu to Bataraza, mostly along upland rivers, some along the coast. .

Dialects

South Palawano (Bugsuk Palawano). Intelligibility of Central Palawano (See: Palawano, Central?) 76%; of Southwest Palawano (See: Palawano, Southwest) 68%. Lexical similarity: 82% with Quezon Palawano (See: Palawano, Central?) (Central), 85% with Southwest Palawano (See: Palawano, Southwest), 83% with South Palawano.

The Palawano, Brooke’s Point Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitebaŋkíq, mag-baŋkíq
to blowmag-úypan, mag-dərə́s, quipan
to burndɨkɨt, maqántəŋ
to buymag-aláŋ, qalaŋ
to chewmag-súbo
to choosemag-píliq, piliq
to climbsakwal, suqakwál
to comemuqatkakaqíni
to cookmagiwára
to countbílaŋ, mag-bílaŋ
to crymag-taŋís
to cut, hackmag-ərə́t, ratak
to die, be deadnapatay, patáy
to digkali, mag-káli
to dreamtagínup, tagaqimpen, tagayímpun
to drinkmag-inúm, qinum
to eatkáqən
to fallláqob, lambɨg, ma-lambə́g
to fearmag-tákot, takut
to flowmag-bə́lbəg
to flylayug, mag-layóg
to hearbatiq, mag-dəŋə́g
to hidepa-tagóq, tagu
to hitbalbág
to holdkuitan, kumúytan
to killqimatáyən, qimatay
to know, be knowledgeablemaka-táwan
to laughdaŋákŋak, saya
to lie downmag-líŋən
to live, be aliveqəgə́n
to open, uncovermag-qabrí
to plantmag-luwák, qilbə́ŋ, qiluak
to pound, beatlɨbɨk, mag-ləbə́k
to saymag-ámpaŋ, sugid
to scratchmakárod, taristis
to seelɨqgan, mag-lə́qgan
to sewmag-taqík, taik
to shootmag-pánaq, mag-pusít
to sitmag-adúŋ, qaduŋ, rɨgɨd
to sleepmag-ədə́p, qɨdɨp
to sniff, smellmag-árək, qarúk, qarɨk
to spitmag-súpraq, surpa
to splitmag-bəkáq
to standmag-tiŋdəg, tindɨg
to stealmag-panakáw, takaw
to suckmag-igup, sɨssɨp
to swellkɨdpɨs, mamagə́q
to swimmag-gáman
to thinkmag-ísip
to throwqitlíb, tilib
to tie up, fastenmag-bakə́d, mag-əkə́t, qɨkɨt
to turnmagbíriŋ
to walkmaglakád, mag-panáw, panaw
to vomitmag-sukáq, suka
to workmag-obrá, qubraq
to yawn

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